Tuesday, November 13, 2018
News

Pak troops violate ceasefire at LoC in Kupwara

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Srinagar | Friday, Nov 9 2018 IST
Pakistani troops on Friday violated the ceasefire after resorting to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.

Official sources said the Pakistani troops, violating the 2003 ceasefire, fired with automatic weapons at around 1530 hrs, targeting forward posts and villages.

The Indian troops also retaliated and the exchange of fire continued till 1615 hrs. However, there was no report of any casualty from this side of the LoC.

Sources said that the Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in a bid to aid the militants to sneak into the Indian side. However, they said that the troops are on high alert to foil any infiltration bid from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), where dozens of trained militants are waiting in launch pads to sneak into this side.

"Pakistan is trying to push militants into this side before the passes close due to snowfall in the winter," they added.

UNI ABS YK PS 2005

-- (UNI) -- C-1-DL0433-1579234.Xml

 
  LATEST COMMENTS ()
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Delhi Environment Minister directs stric...
PM Modi's latest demonetisation barf is ...
J-K: Soldier martyred in ceasefire viola...
Two-day 'Samman Samaroh' for disabled so...
Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight returns to...
Not farmers, Ram temple is Centre's prio...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Wall Street closes with heavy losse... 
Stan Lee, Marvel's main man dies at... 
Hyderabad woman trafficked to Riyad... 
Israel: 300 rockets fired from Gaza... 
Not farmers, Ram temple is Centre's... 
If Opposition thinks BJP is dangero... 
Korean peninsula denuclearisation: ... 
Syria, Iran accuse US of hindering ...